Senior Python Developer

  • Category
    IT and Telecoms - Analyst Prog/Dev
  • Location
    Bristol, City Of Bristol
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Senior Python Developer
Location: Bristol/Remote
Salary: £83,000 PA +

About the Client
A leading reinsurer globally for cyber risk, driven by its superior modelling, pricing, and underwriting capability. They have built the only proprietary, stochastic model for cyber insurance in the market; the capability combines over 90% of market data with live data feeds on cyber risk to generate industry-leading loss predictions.

The system assesses over 1 million policies, pulling together human expertise and data from dozens of sources to model risk with machine learning algorithms and a massive Monte Carlo simulation that generates over 10 trillion calculations and 100 terabytes of data. The outputs enable industry-leading insights for portfolio construction, aggregation management, and loss prediction.

Overview of Role
As the Senior Python Developer you will be in a hands-on role at the global technology hub. The core technology and platform team are responsible for delivering and operating the foundational platform and cloud environment that powers the advanced machine learning based cyber risk modelling and underwriting products. As a senior software engineer on this team, you'll work on the on the fundamental infrastructure components and services that all other teams build on.

*Build cutting edge native infrastructure and services on top of GCP
*Deliver frameworks and services that are secure, efficient, mature and highly available that abstract away infrastructure complexity
*Optimise existing systems/services to improve performance and efficiency
*Systematically improve availability by applying industry and distributed systems best practices
*Work with other talented members of team including data scientists, data engineers and insurance professionals to build the foundations of growth over the coming years

About You
*5+ years of relevant software development industry experience in a fast paced, high growth tech environment
*Expertise with a public cloud provider (AWS, GCP, Azure) and their infrastructure as a service offerings
*Familiarity with container and orchestration technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
*You are a full-cycle developer: strong ownership and experience building and operating high-scale, distributed systems across the full software life cycle
*Strong Python skills
*Strong SQL skills

Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered.

Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.

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